One of the core ideas of cryptocurrency is anonymity. The creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is still the biggest mystery in the industry, as he (or she, or they) decided to hide his (or her, or their) true identity. That’s why there are cases where top leaders in the crypto community use nicknames, even if they run cryptocurrency exchanges. Is this ethical?
The Reserve Bank of India banning any dealings with cryptocurrency in the domestic market caused a lot of fuss amongst the Indian crypto community. Many entrepreneurs and enthusiasts protest against the move arguing that it is a violation of fundamental rights. In fact, it even led some people to turn to the courts.
Having taken advantage of Telegram’s downtime, crypto giveaway scammers offered users free cryptocurrency on behalf of Pavel Durov as an apology and gratitude for support. To do that, they hijacked the Twitter account of a Swedish musical band Club 8 and made it look exactly like Durov’s.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore announced a Fintech Fast Track initiative which allows startups of the sector to receive patents faster. From now on, it will take six months instead of two years.